International Migration Outlook 2020

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The 2020 edition of International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non-member countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. It includes a special chapter on the impact of migration on the structural composition of the economy. It also includes country notes and a statistical annex.

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In 2018, Canada received 320 000 new immigrants on a long-term or permanent basis (including changes of status), 11.9% more than in 2017. This figure comprises 29.9% labour migrants, 54.6% family members (including accompanying family) and 14.2% humanitarian migrants. Around 153 000 permits were issued to tertiary-level international students and 246 000 to temporary and seasonal labour migrants.

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